Sunday, August 03, 2008

Herbal Power-Collectibles 5 - Burdock



Burdock

Arctium Lappa

Beggar's Buttons – Clotbur ☼


Illustration from: Projekt Runeberg:
Bilder ur Nordens Flora (Author: C. A. M. Lindman, died 1928), published 1917–1926. The copyrights have expired and this image is in the public domain

Scientific classification From Wikipedia

Photo: by Pethan July 19, 2005 Mosel, Germany(License): GFDL 1.2.

Photo: taken on 14 October 2006 by Michael Becker (License): GFDL 1.2.

Kingdom • Plantae

Division • Magnoliophyta

Class • Magnoliopsida

Order • Asterales

Family • Asteraceae

Tribe • Cynareae

Genus • Arctium

Specie • Lappa"tribe Cynareae" Flora of NorthAmerica.

Healing Powers

Alterative Depilatory Diuretic Diaphoretic

Phytotechniques” - Parts of the Plant Utilized

Roots ♣ Leaves ♣ Seeds

Traditionally or Folkloric Healing Applications

Canker sores • Gout failing hair • Indigestion (Long duration) • Rheumatism, skin diseases (Eczema, boils, Carbuncles) •

External applications

Burns • Skin eruptions or Acne • Hemorrhoids • Swelling • Wounds

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